Re: Weird (but reproducible) screen display glitch: \[ImaginaryI] appears as just "i"
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- Subject: [mg70577] Re: Weird (but reproducible) screen display glitch: \[ImaginaryI] appears as just "i"
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- Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 05:21:41 -0400 (EDT)
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It appears indeed as a "tiny screen font" problem. With Windows 5.2
version, increasing the zoom to 125% brings back the "ii" form. Also,
printing (I only tried PDF) gives the good "ii" form.
On Thu, 19 Oct 2006 07:54:44 +0000 (UTC), AES <siegman at stanford.edu>
>The weird behavior is that when I run the following inputs the
>"\[ImaginaryI]" character associated with the "I (g/h^2)" in Input
>displays inside the Sqrt symbol in Output as the expected Mathematica
>"ii" symbol that looks like two lower case i's squished together under a
>single dot -- but the same character in the same place (under the
>radical) in Output appears only as (what sure seems to be) a
>**single** lower-case "i" -- while the "I k" terms in Input display
>with the proper \[ImaginaryI] character.
>In:=f= Sqrt[1+I (g/h^2)]
>Out=\!\(\@\(1 + \(\[ImaginaryI]\ g\)\/h\^2\)\)
>In:=rho=(-f+I k)/(f+I k)
>Out=\!\(\(\(-\@\(1 + \(\[ImaginaryI]\ g\)\/h\^2\)\) + \[ImaginaryI]\
>k\)\/\(\@\(1 \+ \(\[ImaginaryI]\ g\)\/h\^2\) + \[ImaginaryI]\ k\)\)
>This is at least semi-reproducible: It remained when I copied the
>offending lines from the place where I had first noticed it (where I was
>using symbols other than f, g, h) and pasted them into a new notebook.
>It remained when I re-typed the new example shown here into a fresh
>notebook. **It goes away if I just use "I g" instead of "I (g/h^2)" in
>Input -- and comes back when I restore the "/h^2".** It remained
>after shutting down Mathematica and re-opening it.
>Oh, and if I use the FrontEnd "Copy Output from Above" menu command just
>below Output, the Input that is created displays properly -- **but
>if I execute it the Output is again wrong**.
>A font problem of some sort, maybe?
>[Mathematica 5.1 on Mac iBook G4, OS 10.3.9]
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